Obscure PC operating systems and apps [was Re: got this oldpeecee...]

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Sun Dec 9 15:50:23 CST 2007


In article <006701c83aa7$5f230860$c600a8c0 at game>,
    "Teo Zenios" <teoz at neo.rr.com>  writes:

> NEXTstep was a finished OS that just needed ported, BEOS was a work in
> progress that needed more work (networking etc). It came down to Gassee
> wanting too much cash and Jobs being a better bullshitter.

A fair enough assessment, but the main point I wanted to make is that
it wasn't just Unix and Windows that passed on the ideas in BeOS.  It
was everyone.
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